The Feast of Exaltation of the Cross

 
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“I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ, and him crucified“ (1 Cor. 2.2)

As we are living in an age of self will and pleasure, we are prone to sin and disobey commandments. Later when we suffer as a consequence of this, we cannot erase it from our lives. But God in His eternal wisdom and love, sent his Son to take away our sins and to die on the Cross on our behalf so that he may raise us from the death of sin to eternal life. Lord we thank you for it.

Today the whole world is fighting against Christ and Christianity. Therefore we pray to you Lord Jesus, that your Mighty Power which raised you from the dead and made you sit at the right hand of the Father (Eph. 1.19,20), bring back the unbelieving world to the feet of the Cross of Christ. May the Merciful Father redeem the whole world through the atoning Sacrifice of His Son. May the glorification of the Cross come into the life of every believer.

“Jews demand signs and Greeks desire wisdom, but we proclaim Christ crucified, a stumbling block to Jews and foolishness to Gentiles, but to those who are the called, for the Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God” (1 Cor. 1.22-24).
‘We adore you O Christ and we bless you, because by your Cross you have redeemed the world’.

Mary Pereira